The average portfolio size on Australian cryptocurrency exchange BTC Markets has grown from $577.65 (795.5 Австралийские доллары) к $2,069.16 (2849.5 AUD) in the financial year 2021, signaling a 258.2% increase in portfolio holdings, according to exchange data compiled by Statista on a recent BTC Markets survey.

Data on the survey shows that the average portfolio size of female and male investors in fiscal 20-21 on BTC Markets was $1,924.30 (2,650 AUD) и $2,214.03 (3,049 AUD), соответственно. тем не мение, в 2020, the average portfolio size of female Aussie investors exceeded male investors slightly.

Transaction data on the exchange also showed a pattern of growing investment demand with aging. Considering the data provided by BTC Market on Australia’s average initial investment, investors above 65 years old have invested roughly $3,158.03, the highest ofall demographics.

Following an incremental reduction across the various age groups, the youngest cryptocurrency traders, начиная с 18 к 24 лет, tend to make comparatively small investments, стоя на $792.96 в среднем. While older Australian crypto investors outweigh the new generation in initial investment, the younger crowd shows comparatively more activity in terms of daily trades.

Связанный: 17% of Australians now own crypto, totaling $8B between them: Опрос

Resonating the findings above, a September report from financial comparison website Finder shows that one in six Australians own cryptocurrencies, amounting to $8 billion in total investment. The report suggests that, like many other users in advanced industrialized countries, Australians were increasingly viewing cryptocurrencies as a new asset class.

According to Cointelegraph’s report on the matter, Биткойн (BTC) is the most popular cryptocurrency for the Australian crypto market held by 9% of investors. Other popular investments include Ether (ETH), Dogecoin (СОБАКА) и Bitcoin Cash (BCH). The report showed that, despite the growth in crypto investments, a significant barrier to entry for Australians is the difficulty in understanding crypto and the risks related to volatility.